Seniors choose Scene Monkey salutatorian

By Derek Schlom

Jon Haile ’09, a Scene Monkey and Harvard-Westlake Film Festival co-chair, was voted salutatorian by the senior class in class meetings April 16, Dean Sharon Cuseo said Monday.

Haile will speak to fellow classmates, faculty and guests at the graduation ceremony June 5. The salutatorian typically delivers a humorous address.

He was informed of his selection last week by Dean Mike Bird.

“Obviously I was happy because it will be a lot of fun for me and I’ll do a good job,” Haile said.

Haile has not yet considered the specifics of his speech.

“There are certainly serious things that I feel like I should say but it’s not going to be a downer and it’s not going to be boring,” he said.